When will registrations for the conference open?

Registrations are scheduled to open in September 2023. Please keep an eye on the website or look out for communications from NZPF/APPA advising when registrations do open.

Can I book accommodation for the conference?

Yes, accommodation can be booked at a range of hotels during the registration process. Please visit the accommodation page for more information on the available hotels.

Car Rental

Avis Rent a Car is offering its corporate rates to Meeting delegates. Please call the Avis Office Christchurch www.avis.co.nz/en/locations/nz/christchurch

and request a quote giving the booking reference number AWD: Z994400.


The average minimum temperature (usually during the night) in Christchurch in September is 3°C, with an average maximum temperature of 15°C. Visitors traveling to Christchurch should bring a waterproof rain jacket and plan on layering clothes. Some days can be nice and warm however it can also be a bit chilly.

Disclosure of Registration Information

If you do not wish your details to be provided to sponsors or other delegates, please tick the appropriate box on the registration form.


The dress for all Conference sessions and social functions is smart casual.

Name Badges

Name badges will be given to all delegates on registration. We ask that you always wear your badge, including social functions.

Public Transport in Christchurch

Getting around Christchurch is easy, and most facilities are within walking or cycling distance of the central city.

Christchurch’s Metro service is runs bus routes around the city. More information can be found here

Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport has direct flights to and from key Australian cities as well as Auckland, Wellington and other NZ centres.

The airport is located approximately 10 minutes' drive from Christchurch city centre. All major rental car agencies have service desks located at Christchurch Airport and the airport is serviced by shuttles, taxis and bus services.

A taxi fare from the airport to the central business district by car is around $40.00 (2023 pricing).

Special Requirements

If you haven’t already done so, please do advise us of special diet, special needs, or disability assistance you require. We are very happy to assist and would appreciate your advice in advance of the Meeting.

Catholic Mass Times

St Mary’s Catholic Cathedral

373 Manchester Street, Christchurch

Sunday Mass Times:

Saturday Vigil 5:30pm

Sunday: 8:00am, 9:30am, 11:00am (Choral Mass), 4:30pm, 6:00pm.

Mass at Te Rangimarie Centre 11am Sunday

Weekday Mass Times:

Tuesday to Friday: 7:30am, 9:15am, 12:05pm 

Monday, Saturday & Public Holidays 9:15am

Further Information

If you have any queries about the Conference arrangements, please do not hesitate to contact the Meeting Managers:

The Conference Company

Postal Address
PO Box 90-040
Auckland 1142
New Zealand

Telephone: +64 9 360 1240

Email: ttpc@theconferencecompany.com

Website: www.transtasmanconference.com